Nestled to the west of Camel’s Hump in Huntington, VT, there’s a nano-brewery serving up great beers in small batches. In 1991 Bret Hamilton started homebrewing and in the summer of 2013, he opened up Stone Corral. His hobby may have started in 1991 but the desire to open a brewery began when his wife, Melissa, came back from the store after looking at rows and rows of all IPAs and asked: ‘Where’s all the beer?’ We made our way up to Stone Corral and after driving on a winding state highway onto a dirt road, and up a hill that my car was quite weary of. The brewery is currently occupying a shed on Bret and Melissa’s farm and the tasting room is a tack room just off the barn. Bret had four beers for us to try when we went.
Latigo – A Scottish 90/- ale made with just enough peated malt that is malty and just a little sweet. The peat really comes through in both aroma and finish but it is not overpowering.
Black Beer – This German black ale, porter hybrid is as dark as they come and very
Source: Vermont on Tap
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